"I have an iPhone 4 with iOS 7.1.2. Now I bought an iPhone 5 with the new iOS 8 and wanted to transfer old data to the new one - but iTunes says that the iOS 7 backup is not compatible to the new iOS 8."
"Can I restore iOS 7 backup after iOS 8 update? How do I restore an iOS 7 backup to my iPad after iOS 8 installed?"
"iOS 8 still restoring from iCloud backup after 48 hours, the iCloud backup's performed before iOS 8 upgrade."
"How to restore an iPhone 5s iOS 7 backup to a new iPhone 6?"
Just like the issue that iPhone will not restore from iTunes backup after iOS 7 update, you may get into these troubles after iOS 8 update and want to restore from old backup. When connecting to iTunes, iTunes would say the iOS 7 backup is not compatible with the new iOS 8 device; while restoring from iCloud backup after over 24 and even 48, 72 hours, it is still in the "Restoring from iCloud Backup" state and seems no ending. How to successfully and quickly restore an old iOS 7 backup to the new iOS 8 becomes a difficult problem to most of you, but if you try iPhone Data Recovery, which is the professional data recovery tool for iOS 8, iOS 8.1 and iOS 7, things get easily done.
With this powerful iPhone backup restore software, you can easily restore iOS 8 or iOS 8.1 data from old iOS 7 backup (including iOS 7.1.2 backup, iOS 7.1 backup and more). It enables you to quickly recover data from iTunes and iCloud backup, and even retrieve data without backup.
Download and install iPhone Data Recovery on your computer (Windows 8.1/8/7/XP/Vista) and you can start to perform iOS 8 data recovery from iOS 7 backup (including iTunes backup and iCloud backup). You can get back all data on your iOS 8 iPhone 6, 6 Plus, iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S, and data including photos, messages, notes, contacts, videos, call history, bookmarks, documents and any other files. If you have a Mac on OS X Yosemite 10.10, Mavericks 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, go to the Mac version iPhone Data Recovery for Mac.
If you want to restore iOS 8.1 data from iOS 7 backup, try the same steps.
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